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Goodwill

Many people decide who they will love and who they will hate, but the books of Mark 12:13, Matthew 22:39 and Leviticus 19:18, tell us to love one’s neighbor as himself. Before continuing further, I would like to ask, Who hates himself? The answer is: NOBODY. Some people say they hate each other, but they don’t really think about that. So, if no one hates himself, why decide to hate some people? If you still don’t understand what I’m trying to say, then maybe just a simple definition of goodwill will be helpful- “Have good intentions towards others.” To summarize, when you decide to love someone, you would like both of you to do great things. On the other hand, if you decide or hate a person, you would like to see that person impoverished and for you prosper. In case when you are wondering yourself, “what is the difference between, loving your neighbour and having good will,” there is no difference, they are all the same. If you love your neighbor (it means anyone) you will not have negative intentions towards this person. Especially those that you consider as your enemies. If we all want to succeed and want better future, we must have a good intention for each other. This world is what it is today because we didn’t have better intentions for all, we all thought of our own interests, and because of that, we developed hatred which has brought us to the result we see today. There are wars everywhere and even nature reacts to our selfishness. Well, use this way to help all around you, as you will obey the Bible and you will learn the meaning of having good will.

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